Social Media Do’s and Don’t’s

PERMISSIBLE

  • It is permissible to follow or friend a prospective student-athlete (PSA) at any age.
  • It is permissible to direct tweet or message a PSA beginning on September 1st of the PSA’s junior year.
  • Once a PSA signs an NLI, a coach may publically post or tweet at the PSA’s handle.  No restrictions on what can be said about the PSA at this point.

NOT PERMISSIBLE

  • An athletics staff member may not communicate (private tweet or private message) with a PSA until September 1st of the PSA’s junior year.
  • An athletics staff member may not comment on a PSA until they sign a NLI.
  • An athletics staff member may not retweet any comment from the PSA or about the PSA from a third source.

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